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Badly Burned Puppy Gets Second Chance At Life By Becoming A Firefighter Himself

Whether you’re a dog lover or not, you’ll surely love this inspiring story.

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The world can sometimes be a cruel place filled with a lot of cruel people.

That’s why it feels good that every once in a while, you get to hear great stories that, as they say on the interwebs, restores your faith in humanity.

Such as this one about a firefighter and a terribly burned puppy.

Bill Lindler is a firefighter by profession and one day, he noticed that there was “some smoke coming from my neighbor’s yard.” He immediately grabbed his firefighting gear at home and then saved Jake, a 3-week-old dog who’s been trapped in the blaze.

Thanks to Bill, Jake’s life has been spared. The puppy, however, suffered burns of up to 75% of his body, including his paw pads. What makes his story sadder though is that his owners decided to abandon him at the vet after the incident. They said they couldn’t afford to pay for his needed care.

When Bill heard about it, he once again came to rescue the poor pooch. He and his family decided to adopt Jake.

1. Jake was merely 3 weeks old when he was trapped in a burning shed.

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2. Although he was saved from the fire, he suffered extreme burns on 75% of his body parts.

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3. Jake was eventually abandoned by his owners because they couldn’t afford to pay for his care.

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4. Bill Lindler, the same firefighter who saved him, decided to adopt him.

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5. With the help of everyone at Hanahan Fire Department, Jake’s recovery became remarkable.

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6. The puppy has become an official member of the Fire Department.

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7. Now Jake travels to different schools to help kids learn more about fire safety.

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8. He even has his own badge!

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9. Bill wants Jake to be certified as a therapy dog for burned children but for now, he is training to be an Arson Detection Dog.

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Our hats are off to you, Bill, for your unconditional love and care for Jake.

Go follow Jake’s Page on Facebook for more updates about this wonderful puppy.

H/T: BoredPanda

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Who would expect that a pet dog can be this caring?

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Unknown to many, dogs can feel human emotions and believe it or not, they will comfort their master when the later feels down or depressed. To prove that statement, this cute Chihuahua knows how to console a crying baby.

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We have heard about a tiger and a goat, a tiger, kangaroo and gibbon, a bear, lion and tiger, which are all in good terms.

These phenomena may have caused many to be amazed that such companionship between two different animals are real.

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Family vacation turned horrible when a shark suddenly appeared around them on the beach.

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Shark attacks became popular after the film "Jaws" was released. Aside from books, this movie helped us to become more aware about the dangers under the sea and how sharks attack.

Sharks are aggressive and even the smallest provocation can lead to an attack. Remember that our human capabilities underwater are weak and limited compared to the sharks that lives in the water.

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